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wastage

US [ˈweɪstɪdʒ]
UK ['weɪstɪdʒ]
  • n.损耗;浪费;耗费;损耗量
  • Web废物;消耗量;损失
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n.
1.
[u][sing]
~ (of sth)
耗费;损耗;浪费the fact of losing or destroying sth, especially because it has been used or dealt with carelessly
It was a new production technique aimed at minimizing wastage.
这是一项旨在使损耗减至最低的新生产技术。
2.
[u]
损耗量;耗费量;浪费量the amount of sth that is wasted
There is little wastage from a lean cut of meat.
瘦肉基本上不会浪费。
3.
[u]
(雇员的)减员;(学生的)流失人数the loss of employees because they stop working or move to other jobs; the number of students who do not finish a particular course of study
Half of the posts will be lost through natural wastage .
有一半的职位通过自然减员将会丧失。
student wastage rates
学生流失率

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